Should You Buy a Car, a Truck, a Crossover or an SUV?

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By: Nikki Weed

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About This Quiz

One of the most overwhelming parts of a vehicle purchase can be deciding exactly what car suits you. Although that sleek and sporty convertible is calling to you from across the sales lot, are you going to fall prey to such a siren and drive off with it? We all want to look cool, but is looking cool also practical for you? You can imagine being at a stoplight, revving your engine and an attractive person in the car next to you gives you a little wave ... your coolness level is through the roof! How often does that happen when you're driving a minivan?

To other people, a vehicle isn't something that will be anything other than a mode of transportation. Still, deciding on the perfect vehicle for you and your needs is paramount to automotive enjoyment. After taking this quiz, you'll become more aware of what your wants and needs are when it comes to what you drive. AAA states that on average, Americans spend almost 17,800 minutes a year in their cars. Do you want to be miserable for such a large chunk of time because you have chosen incorrectly?

The good news is if you don't like the quiz results, you can still go buy a convertible and look cool. Good luck hauling bulk cases of toilet paper, though!

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